Two miles east, on picturesque Yeocomico River, is Kinsale, the founding of which the Assembly ordered in 1705. The town was established in 1784. Near by at the old home of the Bailey family, "The Great House," is the tomb of Midshipman James B. Sigourney, who in command of the sloop "Asp" fell in an engagement with the British in Yeocomico River, June 14, 1813.
Geographic Location: Westmoreland County
Physical Description of Location: 13000-13302 Cople Highway (Virginia 202), near top of T intersection with Kinsale Road (Virginia 203), Kinsale, VA 22488. Marker is on right when traveling east on Virginia 202.
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